Jamarl Clark was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina and attended Appalachian State University in the mid 2000s. He was still a student when he was interviewed and was a member of the Plemmons Leadership Fellow, Renascent (a Christian sign language group), Alpha Pi Alpha, and the Black Student Association. He helped start the AIDS awareness week in 2005 and rose to presidency in his fraternity before graduation. The list of his accomplishments at Appalachian State keeps going but his interview also discusses what it was like being a minority on campus.
Information discussed in the interview: childhood, early education, attendance at Appalachian State University, leadership organizations, club memberships, nonprofit work, fraternities, minority relations at Appalachian, and his future plans.
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